Beata Balas-Noszczyk

Beata Balas-Noszczyk

Partner
Warsaw

Email beata.balasnoszczyk@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +48 22 529 29 00

Fax +48 22 529 29 01

LanguagesEnglish, Polish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

'Beata Balas-Noszczyk is not interested in wasting time or money and quickly gets to the crux of the matter,' She is 'undoubtedly a market leader.'

Chambers Europe 2015

Beata Balas-Noszczyk is a top-tier insurance lawyer lauded as 'probably the best lawyer in Poland to assist with all the regulatory issues which a local insurer might have.' Sources also highlight her 'creativity and innovative approach' and strong client care skills. (Chambers Europe, 2018)

Beata graduated from Warsaw University and is a licensed legal advisor. She is an experienced lawyer in the fields of commercial, insurance, banking, and investment fund, and pension fund law. She heads the Department of Financial Institutions in Hogan Lovells.

Prior to practicing law in large law firms, she was a Deputy Director of the Department for Banking Systems and Financial Institutions. Later she became a Director of the Insurance Department at the Ministry of Finance where she was responsible for all the supervisory aspects of the insurance sector, granting permits to insurance companies and drafting related legislation, as well as the supervision and privatisation of insurers.

Before joining Hogan Lovells she was a partner in an international law firm where she was responsible for the insurance and pension law practice. Beata was one of the drafters of the Insurance Activity Act and was a Polish representative on the Committee for Insurance Affairs at the OECD and the European Union.

Beata is the author of several publications on Polish insurance law, including; "Insurance Activity in Poland" in "Brief Magazine", "An Overview of the Amendments to the Law on Insurance Practice"; in "Legal Monitor", "New Legal Framework Frees The Insurance Market" in "Lloyd's Lists", as well as being a co-author of the book "Doing Business in Poland". Beata lectured at international conferences on Financial Institutions in such areas as insurance and pension funds. She was also asked by the sub-committee of the Polish Parliament to be an expert adviser assisting them on the amendments to the Insurance Activity Act.

Awards and recognitions

2014-2020

Insurance (Poland), Leading Individuals
Legal 500 EMEA

2019-2020

Insurance (Poland), Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA

2019

Commercial, Corporate and M&A
Legal 500 EMEA

2008-2018

Rzeczpospolita, Law Firms Ranking, Insurance

2014-2020

Banking & Finance: Insurance/Regulatory
Chambers Europe

2013-2014

Insurance
Who's Who Legal

2012-2020

Women in Business Law
Expert Guides

2020

Beata Balas-Noszczyk is one of the top insurance lawyers in the market. Clients appreciate her commercial awareness, one referring to her as very service-minded and able to find solutions, before summing up: She really understands the insurance business.
Chambers Europe

2020

Clients appreciate her commercial awareness, one referring to her as very service-minded and able to find solutions, before summing up: She really understands the insurance business.
Chambers Europe

Education and admissions

Education

M.A., University of Warsaw, 1990

Memberships

Member, Warsaw Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

The Circuit Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw

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